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bluebonnet

[ bloo-bon-it ]
/ ˈbluˌbɒn ɪt /
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noun
the cornflower, Centaurea cyanus.
a blue-flowered lupine, especially Lupinus subcarnosus, having spikes of light blue flowers with a white or yellow spot: the state flower of Texas.
a broad, flat cap of blue wool, formerly worn in Scotland.
a Scottish soldier who wore such a cap.
any Scot.
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Also called blue·cap [bloo-kap]. /ˈbluˌkæp/.

Origin of bluebonnet

First recorded in 1675–85; blue + bonnet
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British Dictionary definitions for bluebonnet

bluebonnet

bluecap (ˈbluːˌkæp)

/ (ˈbluːˌbɒnɪt) /

noun
other names for Balmoral 1 (def. 3)
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